My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close eText - eText This eText contains embedded glossary terms and other notes added by our community of educators. Simply click or tap on the yellow highlighted words within the text to see the annotations. Turn Off Text of the Poem▻ print Print document PDF This Page Only Entire eText list Cite link Link My life closed twice before its close - It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me So huge, so hopeless to conceive As these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven. And all we need of hell.